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EP Review: Best Coast – Fade Away

It’s been a year since California’s favourite revivalist duo Best Coast released their second album, The Only Place.  Their new seven-track EP, Fade Away, featuring lead single ‘I Don’t Know’, shows Bethany Cosentino and multi-instrumentalist Bobb Bruno carrying on perfectly complimenting one another lyrically and sonically.

Opener ‘This …



Album Review: San Cisco – San Cisco

Summer ended many weeks ago; those dark nights are drawing in and we’re no longer sipping cocktails in the sunshine. Fear not, though: Australian quartet San Cisco’s self-titled debut album is an energetic burst of jangly indie-pop, sure to make you feel summer was not so much of a …



Review: Viktor Taiwo, Fabienne & Keyomo @ ThisIsWired, Shoreditch 12.8.13

Born out of Shoreditch House almost five years ago, ThisIsWired is now one of the best live music nights in London. Now taking residency at sister venue Concrete and taking place every second Monday of the month, the guestlisted night has consistently exalted some of the finest emerging talents around, …


A.Dot: Music video reviews

A$AP Ferg ft. A$AP Rocky – ‘Shabba Ranks’

This has all the ingredients of one of those trap songs that are just… they are just no-brainers. You don’t have to think. Like Trinidad James. It has all the ingredients of being like an ‘All Gold Everything’ type track. A$AP Ferg, …



Angel weighs in on latest music videos

Are music videos seen differently through the eyes of an artist? Are they harsher critics? Do they see things we don’t? We decided to ask Angel. Anyone with musical notes tattooed his face is certainly passionate and with his first studio album ‘About Time’ recently released and two top



Club Beat #74: REVIEW: Rhythm Distrikt 02

Six months after the release of the first compilation, Rhythm Distrikt returns with twenty exclusives from the world’s leading techno producers. With tracks from artists including Da Fresh, Koen Groeneveld and Ant Brooks, Toolroom’s boundary-pushing album concept shows the great range of quality techno productions available at present.

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A monumental Bloc up

Some things belong at Butlins. Soggy chips, Redcoats and cabaret. And, it seems, Bloc Weekend, the festival that discarded its south coast roots for the big smoke… with dire consequences.


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Revive HER with Nature

Presenting the momentous night of ReviveHER at Dalston Superstore Friday 30th March 2012 with a LATE LICENCE. The launch night, accommodating a full house and the popular artists Thomas Bullock and Misha P.A.M, was a humungous hit and we have a cheeky suspicion this will be too! DJ Nature …



Hazlitt: Playing to an Irregular Beat

London-Based Musician and Producer, Hazlitt is best known for her amazing contrast of ethereal vocals, gorgeous classical compositions and full sleeve tattoos. Her album is soon to be released and Notion writer April Whitlow had a chance to sneak a listen to the tracks under development. There are collaborations with …


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Album Review: Roots Manuva – ’4everevolution’

The highly acclaimed Roots Manuva is back. His heavy-hitting lyrical rap combines once again with effective production and simple beats that allow emphasis on his vocals and trademark backdrops of warped sound.

‘Revelation’ stood out as a highlight track for me. Manuva’s traditional heavy backing and powerful lyrics are met …